Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, final week invoked a Seinfeld line in a dig at 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., however days later, Jason Alexander, the actor who performed George Costanza on the present, took challenge with Cruz.
On Thursday, Cruz tweeted that Bennet’s marketing campaign is a “Seinfeld marketing campaign—about nothing,” in a reference to the present’s working joke that it basically had no plot. The present ran from 1989 to 1998 and is seen as probably the most beloved collection ever.
However Alexander, no fan of Cruz, clearly wasn’t amused. In a Monday tweet, the 59-year-old actor responded with a line Costanza delivered later within the collection when the character’s try at a joke fell flat amongst his colleagues.
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“I’ve met Bennett. He is a superb man and actual alternative for POTUS. As for Cruz – the jerk retailer referred to as and so they’re working out of you. I say, the quicker the higher,” Alexander wrote.
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This wasn’t the primary time Cruz’s try at a joke utilizing popular culture references. Final month, when Disney pledged $5 million to assist rebuild the charred Notre Dame Cathedral, Cruz tweeted: “Great! Will we see Disney princesses within the new stained glass?”